Law on the Web:

Law on the Web: : A Guide for Students and Practitioners

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Law on the Web is ideal for anyone who wants to access Law Internet resources quickly and efficiently without becoming an IT expert. The emphasis throughout is on the location of high quality law Internet resources for learning, teaching and research, from among the billions of publicly accessible Web pages.The book is structured so that it will be found useful by both beginners and intermediate level users, and be of continuing use over the course of higher education studies.In addition to extensive coverage on locating files and Web sites, Part III provides a substantial and annotated list of high quality resources for law students.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 14mm | 340.2g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130605719
  • 9780130605719

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'The material is laid out in a logical and well-explained manner, with excellent use of explanatory pictures. This enables even the most basic user of the internet to become efficient in a relatively short period of time...the relatively inexperienced user will find this text a god-send.'Academic reviewer, Hull University, August 2003.show more

Table of contents

ContentsPrefaceAbout the authorAcknowledgementsPart I: WEB RESOURCES1 Introductory glossary2 Web addresses: what's in a URL3 Evaluating and referencing Internet resources3.1 Evaluation: introduction3.2 Evaluation criteria3.3 Referencing Internet materials3.4 Resource type referencingPart II: LOCATING INTERNET RESOURCES4 Indexing the Internet: subject directories, gateways, and search engines4.1 Subject directories and gateways4.2 Search engines and indexing4.3 Search engine automated indexing of the Web4.4 Main search engine types5 Search engines: standard searches5.1 Search engine strategy5.2 Preparing your browser5.3 Basic searches with Altavista5.4 Some terminology5.5 Basic searches Google5.6 Summary remarks on basic searching6 Search engines: advanced searches6.1 Logical operators6.2 Parentheses6.3 Google advanced search7 Mailing lists7.1 Introduction 7.2 Locating lists7.3 Basic mailing list command settingsPart III: LAW INTERNET RESOURCES 8 Introduction to law Internet resources 9 Law subject directory9.1 Associations/institutes9.2 Case law/legislation9.3 Courses/departments/education9.4 Courts and tribunals9.5 Directories9.6 Legal research9.7 Legal systems9.8 Mailing lists9.9 Miscellaneous9.10 Positions9.11 Practitioners9.12 Professional conduct9.13 Publications9.14 Reference materials9.15 Research and funding9.16 Subject areas9.17 Subject directories and gateways9.18 Technology9.19 Treaties and international agreements9.20 UK Government, legal bodies, legislation, and organisationsPart IV: SUNDRY MATTERS10 Compiling Web pages: the essentials10.1 Introduction10.2 Tools10.3 HTML or Hypertext Markup Language10.4 Page layout10.5 Tables10.6 Margins10.7 Page background10.8 Page length10.9 Page authorship/dating10.10 Navigation and hyperlinks10.11 Marketing your pages10.12 Basic considerations of Web page/Web site design10.13 Online sources of information on Web page compilation and designNotes11 Miscellaneous computing matters11.1 Keyboard shortcuts11.2 Viruses11.3 Frames, bookmarking, and URLs11.4 Clearing your tracks: your PC and personal privacy11.5 Downloading, installing and uninstalling software11.6 Creating a Folder11.7 Web references: computers and InternetNote12 Browser features and customisation 12.1 Home page12.2 Links toolbar buttons12.3 Adding the Google toolbar to IE12.4 Saving files with the browser12.5 Bookmarks/Favorites12.6 Saving Bookmarks and FavoritesGlossaryIndexshow more